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Arsenal hit back at Saint-Etienne over 'absolutely unacceptable' loan recall of Saliba


The club have explained that a difference of opinion over the player's rehab led to their decision not to extend his time with ASSE

Arsenal have hit back at Saint-Etienne after the Ligue 1 club slammed the Gunners for not allowing William Saliba to see out the remainder of the season in France.

The north Londoners paid £27 million ($33m) to sign the centre-back last summer, on the proviso that the Paris-born teenager would remain with ASSE on loan for the 2019-20 campaign.

The rescheduling of fixtures due to the coronavirus pandemic saw the Coupe de France pushed back ...


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